• PEOPLE NAME: URDU-SPEAKING PATHAN OF INDIA

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PEID: 46336

ROP: 116298

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Pashtun

Language: Urdu - (urd)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: India

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Population: 4,410,000

Global Population: 4,410,000


PEID: 46336

ROP: 116298

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Urdu-speaking Pathan of India, numbering 4,410,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Pashtun people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Urdu. The primary religion practiced by the Urdu-speaking Pathan is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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